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Job: Web Manager, OpenMedia.ca

October 3, 2012

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Found this one on Twitter somewhere. OpenMedia.ca is a terrific group that has had a major positive impact on Canadian web freedoms. Unless you’d rather be working for CSIS, you want to work for these guys. Great people, too. Web Manager OpenMedia.ca, one of Canada‚Äôs most exciting networked not-for-profits, seeks a Web Manager to help […]

Writing INeffective Spam

March 1, 2011

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Ah, how perfect that this comes to me now, almost immediately after the previous spam which I called out as super-effective and, in fact, delightful. As they say in undergraduate humanities examinations, Compare and Contrast. First, the background: several years ago I was working as a marketing assistant to someone who did a lot of […]

Facebook Clarification

October 19, 2010

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FACEBOOK WANTS TO MAKE TWO THINGS CLEAR: 1. WE'RE COMMITTED TO PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY. 2. YOU'RE ADORABLE WHEN YOU SLEEP.— Promoted Tweet (@PROMO_TWEET) October 18, 2010 Thanks for this, Zuckerberg.

What NOT to do on Facebook, part 2: the Boss

August 31, 2009

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The commenters in the thread on BritishExPats seem to think the problem is that this hapless whiner added her boss on Facebook before venting about him. They are wrong. The problem is: she vented in public, using her real name. If you do this, whether on a Facebook page or in a restaurant, assume that, […]

Oh, Tracy! What NOT to do on Facebook

August 30, 2009

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What not to do on Facebook. And don’t laugh too hard; if you haven’t done this yet, you will Grasshopper. You will. Update: the original posting was a Facebook hacker from 4chan, so my Facebook friends tell me. My Facebook friends would never let me make a mistake like this; they’d correct me immediately. Howcum […]